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Chamber's Breakfast & Learning event set for Oct. 9
Carrie Bradon | Sep 22, 2018

The Apopka Chamber of Commerce will be holding its Breakfast & Learning Morning Mingle on Oct. 9.

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Portable generators after a storm are handy if operated properly
Marian Johns | Sep 17, 2018

Floridians are all to familiar in dealing with the inconveniences of having no power in the aftermath of a hurricane and while having a portable generator can ease that burden, if it's not operated properly it can also be deadly.

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Home security can help lower your insurance premiums

By Marian Johns | Sep 17, 2018

Whether it's "do it yourself" wireless sensors and alarms, a simple doorbell camera, or the traditional company-monitored alarm system, investing in home security can offer you protection as well as savings on home insurance premiums.

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Apopka Chamber to hold New Member Orientation

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 13, 2018

The Apopka Chamber of Commerce will be holding their New Member Orientation next week.

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Replacement cost can vary from cash value in homeowners claims

By Marian Johns | Sep 10, 2018

However, understanding the terms "actual cash value" and "replacement cost value" when it comes to your insurance, can be a huge factor in deciding what type of homeowners coverage you need.

From Ocoee Today
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Age, condition of a home will affect your insurance rates

By Marian Johns | Sep 10, 2018

While the age of a home is a factor when it comes to homeowners insurance, most insurance companies also take into account the condition of your home, explains Kin Insurance's director of insurance product management Kevin Turner.

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Budhoo seeks seat on Orange County School Board

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 7, 2018

Chan-Denise Budhoo has announced her candidacy for the Orange County School Board.

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Maintaining a home inventory can expedite insurance claims

By Marian Johns | Sep 3, 2018

In today's high-tech, social media world, everyone is taking videos and snapping photos. But in addition to all of those selfies, you may want to think about capturing some of your belongings on camera as part of a home inventory.

From Ocoee Today
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Promptness can be key when filing a homeowners insurance claim

By Marian Johns | Sep 3, 2018

Homeowners should have an idea about what their policy states, especially regarding how long they have to file a claim after an incident and whether it will affect their insurance rates.

From Ocoee Today
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How does a wind mitigation inspection work?

By Marian Johns | Aug 27, 2018

A wind mitigation inspection might sound intimidating. But in areas like Florida, that should not stop homeowners from getting one to help protect their home and potentially save money on home insurance.

From Goldenrod News
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Shutters can reduce storm damage, but they won't impact an insurance claim

By Marian Johns | Aug 27, 2018

According to home insurance expert Kevin Turner, hurricane proofing won't affect your insurance claim after a storm; however, those precautions could save you a lot of out- of-pocket expenses.

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Insurance coverage varies when water damage occurs

By Marian Johns | Aug 27, 2018

According to Kevin Turner, Kin Insurance's director of insurance product management, homeowners should read their policy to be sure what types of water damage are covered under their insurance.

From Baldwin Park Today
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Hurricane preparation now can save lives when storms strike

By Marian Johns | Aug 25, 2018

As we reach the peak of hurricane season, which is August through October, now is the perfect time to review your hurricane supplies according to experts. Whether you plan to hunker down in your home or have to follow a mandatory evacuation, your supplies will be key.

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Wind mitigation inspection can save you money on home and hurricane insurance

By Marian Johns | Aug 25, 2018

Many homeowners may not be familiar with wind mitigation, but for those in hurricane prone areas such as Florida, it is something that could potentially save you thousands of dollars on your home insurance.

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Business After Hours set for Aug. 30 at Sam's Club

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 20, 2018

If you're a business owner in the Apopka area, don't miss out on the Business After Hours at Sam's Club of Apopka.

From Maitland Today
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Coastal residents pay more for home insurance than those in 'Tornado Alley'

By Marian Johns | Aug 20, 2018

Eighty-eight percent of major hurricanes hit either Florida or Texas, according to the Hurricane Research Division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which is why residents in those states and along the eastern coast pay more for home insurance.

From Lake Nona Today
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Hurricane planning can help residents stay safe during and after a storm

By Marian Johns | Aug 8, 2018

Gulf state residents from Texas to Florida and all along our nation's coasts are often a bit on edge from June through the end of November as they prepare for possible hurricanes.

From Windermere Today
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Florida homeowners will generally have 2 insurance deductibles

By Marian Johns | Aug 8, 2018

Those living in Florida and other areas that are vulnerable to hurricanes actually have two deductibles relating to their home insurance: a standard deductible and a hurricane deductible.

From Doctor Phillips Today
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When a storm approaches, quick DIY projects can help 'hurricane proof' your home

By Marian Johns | Aug 8, 2018

There are several steps homeowners can take when a hurricane threatens their area that may help protect against storm damage and do not require the work of a contractor.

From Lake Hart News
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SMS texting, drones expedite Kin's response to clients' claims

By Marian Johns | Aug 7, 2018

Kin Insurance's latest technology for claims processing, which was put to the test during Hurricane Irma, has created a faster, more efficient way to begin the claims process after a natural disaster.

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